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Shannon Matthews: How the timeline of a hoax kidnapping unfolded 10 years ago in West Yorkshire

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It happened on the M1 motorway.

Man dies after lorry hit pedestrian walking along M1 motorway

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Till and cash stolen from village fish and chip shop

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All KFC restaurants in the district remain closed

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Man dead and woman fighting for life after head-on crash in Upton near Pontefract

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VIDEO: Pair arrested over house blaze

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Suspected drug dealer jumped in duck pond: Police chase in Scarborough's Peasholm Park

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Two people seriously injured in crash at Upton near Pontefract: Road remains closed

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Artist's impression of the Axiom retail park.

Video: Big name retailers have already signed up for £160m retail park off M62

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Savile Road, Castleford. Image: Google

Roof collapsed after major blaze at Castleford house: Five people escaped

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Man dead and woman fighting for life after head-on crash in Upton near Pontefract

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Wrangbrook Lane, Upton. Image: Google

Two people seriously injured in crash at Upton near Pontefract: Road remains closed

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The M621 in Leeds.

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

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The new bus will run to Xscape.

New bus service will link Wakefield to Xscape

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Updated: Delays clearing on M62 in West Yorkshire after multi-car crash

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Till and cash stolen from village fish and chip shop

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Peasholm Park, Scarborough.

Suspected drug dealer jumped in duck pond: Police chase in Scarborough's Peasholm Park

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Tesco Hemsworth, picture courtesy of Google.

Teenagers arrested on suspicion of arson after Tesco supermarket fire

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Some of the knives illegally sold to under 18s at shops tested in West Yorkshire.

Police find shops willing to sell knives illegally to children in West Yorkshire

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School dropped into special measures following Ofsted visit

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Struggling primary school could merge with nearby secondary

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MARY CREAGH: Young people must be encouraged throughout their education

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Ofsted steps in at struggling primary school

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Crigglestone Mackie Hill Junior and Infant School

'Inadequate' Wakefield school put in special measures by Ofsted

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Video: Big name retailers have already signed up for £160m retail park off M62

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Town

Merger of two football clubs could 'transform' Wakefield district

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The M621 in Leeds.

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

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The new bus will run to Xscape.

New bus service will link Wakefield to Xscape

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West Yorkshire transport bosses call for ‘urgent overhaul’ of rail infrastructure planning system

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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

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MP Jeremy Hunt.

Council’s call to ‘Give our NHS more funding’

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Pugneys Park

Watersports under threat at Pugneys Park as Wakefield Council looks to save cash

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A major anti-Brexit march will be held in Leeds in March.

Leeds to host ‘biggest anti-Brexit march in North’

Politics

Watch: Exotic wild parakeets caught on camera at Yorkshire nature reserve

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Yorkshire is facing up to another chilly weekend. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: What does the weekend weather have in store for Yorkshire?

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The waste site.

Wakefield recycling boss in court for operating without a licence

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Weather alert

Met office issue weather warning of snow and ice for Wakefield

Environment

Success of keyhole bladder op at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust

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MP Jeremy Hunt.

Council’s call to ‘Give our NHS more funding’

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Sally Dickinson, Barbara Robinson and Lucy Hayward. Picture: Mark Bickerdike

Watch: Family of Wakefield cancer victim urge women to take part in “uplifting” Race for Life

Health
Agnes Bligh (right) and her daughter  Helen Baldwin  the  relatives of  Terry Bligh the first ever patient at  St Gemmas Hospice , outside the  hospice  in Leeds.

Family of the first ever patient at St Gemma’s in Leeds praise hospice’s ‘amazing’ care as part of its 40th anniversary celebration

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Burns nurse Colleen King

Wakefield burns nurse believed to be the longest serving in the country

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